[ubuntu-us-wi] Ubuntu file sharing

Douglas Whitfield whitfield at opensourceplayground.org
Sat Mar 19 16:39:53 UTC 2011


On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 11:25, Anthony Hook <anthony.hook3 at gmail.com> wrote:

> *I am in the process of migrating from a Windows to a strictly Ubuntu
> network within my home. I will have 3-4 pc's including one with EasyPeasy.
> What is the best and easiest way to network these devices for file sharing.
> Since some users of the network are not computer experts, the interaction
> should preferably use Nautilus. I already have print sharing working. Can
> Samba work without a Windows computer? I have tried Personal File Sharing
> but have encountered many problems. I am currently running 10.04.*
>

I use Samba all the time at work.  Works fine.  I just use the "Connect to
Server" option to map them.  They could easily be mapped with a script
though if don't want user interaction.

Was there something specific that was causing problems?
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